Category Archives: Fiction

2017 Man Booker Prize Goes to Saunders

From the shortlist of six, US writier George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize for his debut novel Lincoln in the Bardo. The book was described by the judging panel as ‘utterly original’ with a ‘witty, intelligent, and … Continue reading

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Kazuo Ishiguro – The Nobel in Literature 2017

We haven’t posted this until now. It’s not that we didn’t notice it. Actually I saw the news in the first instance. I’m not surprised, although this prize, always evokes a lot of discussion. Kazuo Ishiguro is one of my … Continue reading

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Librarian’s Choice – October 2017

The top 10 titles of recently published books, as chosen by Librarians around Australia is out now – why not reserve a copy. The Greatest Gift – Rachael Johns Mother: Female parent of a child Mum: The woman who nurtures, … Continue reading

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Long Weekend ‘TBR’ Pile

                          Check out some of the great titles library staff will be reading over this October long weekend!   Hopefully you find some interesting reads to add to your own ‘TBR’ … Continue reading

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Book Review The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain

The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain Summary Riley MacPherson is returning to her childhood home in North Carolina. a place that holds cherished memories. While clearing out the house she finds a box of old newspaper articles – and a … Continue reading

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